Our Fire Department at a Glance
The Wabash Township Fire Department proudly serves approximately 30,000 residents and countless visitors across approximately 55 square miles of Wabash & Shelby Townships in northwest Tippecanoe County.
Wabash Township is one of the fastest-growing communities in Indiana and encompasses a blend of urban, suburban, and rural areas, creating an incredibly unique community to work in as a first responder. Our staff comprises both volunteer and career personnel assigned to one of our three 24-hour shifts.
Since the department's formation in 1971, WTFD has taken an incredibly progressive approach to ensuring our community receives the best service possible by personnel who pride themselves on adding value to the lives of those they serve.
Responds to more than 1300 emergency calls for service per year
Completes hundreds of hours of training on fire, EMS, and rescue topics to ensure above-average capabilities and protection for residents
Conducts more than 50 fire safety inspections on fire alarm, sprinkler, and emergency lighting systems
Installs more than 75 smoke detectors per year for township residents at no cost
Conducts more than 30 community fire events for township daycares, preschools, and elementary schools, as well as organizations such as the Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and area HOAs
Read what Fire Chief Ed Ward has to say.
Read the mission statement of the WTFD.
Meet the personnel that makes up the WTFD.
Fire Stations & Apparatus
Read about our facilities and vehicles.
Learn about the history of the WTFD.